The 606

Chicago’s new elevated trail is a great place to run, walk, stroll, or bike through 2.7 miles of the city’s northwest side neighborhoods.

Formerly an elevated rail line, The 606 is now a fully paved trail that features six ground level parks, art installations, an event plaza, and more.

The trail has 5 entry/exit points with Divvy Stations located just off the trail or very close by. Follow the two- to four-mile ride listed below for an easy way to experience The 606.

  • Get a bike from the Milwaukee Ave & Wabansia Ave Divvy Station.

  • Take a short 0.2-mile ride NW on Milwaukee Ave to arrive at the Milwaukee Ave & Leavitt St trail entrance.

  • Head up the ramp, and ride west on the trail.

  • You can ride two miles to the west end of the trail in about 15 minutes. Then, turn around and head back east on the trail.

  • If you’d like to dock your bike and enjoy a stroll through the neighborhood or on the trail, you can exit The 606 and dock at the Albany Ave & Bloomingdale Ave Divvy Station.

If you’d like to plan your own route, grab a bike at one of the stations listed below, enter at the closest trail entrance, and enjoy riding on the trail as long as you’d like. When you’re done riding, you can also exit at any of the points listed below to access a nearby station and dock your bike.

Entry/exit points with nearby Divvy Stations:

  • Walsh Park - use the Marshfield Ave & Courtland St Divvy Station

  • Churchill Park - use the Damen Ave & Courtland St Divvy Station

  • Milwaukee Ave & Leavitt St - use the Milwaukee Ave & Wabansia St Divvy Station

  • Western Ave - use the Western Ave & Winnebago Ave Divvy Station

  • Julia de Burgos Park - use the Albany Ave & Bloomingdale Ave Divvy Station